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Translation of "expect" - English-Portuguese dictionary

expect

verb   /ɪkˈspekt/
B1 to think that something will happen esperar, supor He didn’t expect to see me. I expect that she’ll be very angry about this.
be expecting someone/something
B1 to be waiting for someone or something to arrive estar esperando alguém/algo We’ve been expecting you.
to think that someone should do a particular thing esperar, ter expectativa You will be expected to work some weekends.
be expecting
to be going to have a baby estar grávida I’m expecting my first baby in May.
I expect (that)… mainly UK
used to show that you think that something is true eu espero (que)… “Will you be coming to the party?” “I expect so.”
(Definition of expect from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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